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The Carver College of Medicine Physician Scientist Training Pathway (PSTP) is designed primarily for physicians about to enter residency programs at the University of Iowa who have completed both the MD and PhD degrees. Applicants who have not completed the PhD degree but have a record of outstanding basic or clinical research experience are also eligible.

2023-2024 PSTP Admission Interviews 

Preferred interview dates for 2023 - 2024 Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and Pathology will be determined in the fall of 2023.  Other participating departments may have different preferred dates.

  • Monday, November 6, 2023
  • Friday, January 5, 2024

Application Process

The application process consists of three steps:

1. PSTP candidates should apply to categorical residency programs at the University of Iowa.

2. The supplemental PSTP application should be submitted concurrently.

3. Send your current CV to pstp@uiowa.edu

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Watch our videos to learn more about our program: https://medicine.uiowa.edu/pstp/

Additional general area information: https://www.thinkiowacity.com/